...I take that back when commenting out "glx" from xorg.conf every
single opengl app seg fault
On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Mathieu Malaterre
> On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 1:31 AM, Damon L. Chesser <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Friday 18 July 2008 06:54:09 pm Florian Kulzer wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 23:20:14 +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>>> > Hi there,
>>> > Giving up on this one... I cannot understand what is going wrong
>>> > with my xorg setup. If I reboot my computer I am loosing X. Looking at
>>> > the log I cannot see anything wrong:
>>> > http://gdcm.sourceforge.net/thingies/Xorg.0.log
>>> > There is no 'EE' entry
>>> It cannot save a backtrace, does the computer lock up?
>>> Comparing the end of your Xorg log to mine, it seems that your system is
>>> crashing the moment it tries to do drmOpenDevice. Maybe the problem is
>>> related to the kernel part of the direct rendering infrastructure (DRI).
>>> Looking at your log with that in mind:
>>> (II) "dri" will be loaded by default.
>>> (II) LoadModule: "dri"
>>> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions//libdri.so
>>> (II) Module dri: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
>>> compiled for 1.4.2, module version = 1.0.0
>>> ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 0.3
>>> (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
>>> (II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
>>> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//nvidia_drv.so
>>> (II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
>>> compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
>>> Module class: X.Org Video Driver
>>> IIRC, the Xorg DRI module has to be disabled if you use the nvidia
>>> driver. Try to add
>>> Disable "dri"
>>> to the modules section of your xorg.conf and make sure that there are no
>>> load directives for this module anywhere else in the configuration file.
>>> Regards, | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer
>>> Florian |
>> You are running Nvidia. What why did you install it, nvidia installer or the
>> debian way?
>> If you did BOTH you will/might have problems.
>> assuming you only did one way:
>> apt-get install nvidia-xconfig
>> as root do nvidia-xconfig
> # nvidia-xconfig
> Using X configuration file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf".
> PARSE ERROR: Parse error on line 57 of section Module in file
> "Disable" is not a valid keyword in this section.
> Backed up file '/etc/X11/xorg.conf' as '/etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup'
> New X configuration file written to '/etc/X11/xorg.conf'
> BTW, I did follow:
> But when I run the m-a auto-install command I get a failure and an
> empty log file:
> # cat /var/cache/modass/nvidia-kernel-source.buildlog.2.6.25-2-amd64.1216468060
> Build log starting, file:
> Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2008 13:47:40 +0200
>> then do startx
>> if you startx, you might want to do apt-get install nvidia-settings as run
>> that as root.
> Sorry Florian's solution seems to be working for me, I have very
> little interest and too little understanding on what is going on wrong
> to spent too much time in this isue.
> Thanks anyway,
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